Saudi Arabia’s central bank has reportedly been hit with the destructive disk-wiping malware called Shamoon that affected multiple government entities’ computer networks over the past two weeks. Bloomberg reports that an investigation into the breach, which is still in its early stages, is currently underway, citing two anonymous sources briefed on the investigation. However, the country’s central bank – known as the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency – reportedly said in a statement issued that its systems had not been breached, adding it is continuously monitoring to safeguard its systems against cyberattacks, the publication reports.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times